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Stained glass window honours IODE member

  Jean Windover is hopeful a new stained glass window in the Petrolia Library reflects a little of her long-time friend. Friends, family and members of the Margaret Stokes IODE in Petrolia donated money to purchase the window to honour the life of Pat Moloney who died recently after a long battle with cancer. The… Read more »

Western students discover Oil Springs’ rich history

  The oil history of Oil Springs is making headlines at Western University in London. A number of students taking their masters in public history recently visited Oil Springs, touring Fairbank Oil Properties and the Oil Museum of Canada, including the oldest oil fields in North America. Charles Fairbank gave the group a firsthand look… Read more »

Municipalities wait and worry about OPP contracts

Dawn-Euphemia is getting anxious about the cost of policing; and they’re not alone. Recently, Ontario’s Auditor General told the OPP it needed a funding model which was clearer and more transparent. The OPP has now finished their work and is inviting municipalities to find out how it will work Nov. 15 in London. Dawn-Euphemia Deputy… Read more »

Wyoming and Camlachie fire will continue to have own chief

There will continue to be two fire chiefs in Plympton-Wyoming. After the retirement of long-time Wyoming volunteer chief Bill Davidson, council was considering whether it would be a good idea to merge the position with the chief’s job in Camlachie. The departments have operated separately since amalgamation but Dennis Gannon, operations manager of the Office… Read more »